Climate Action Advisory Committee

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Executive Somers is launching a new Climate Action Advisory Committee. The Ad Hoc Committee will provide recommendations that encourage the adoption of policies, programs, and practices in order to address climate change, protect public health, reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), and preserve the natural environment in Snohomish County. 


Member Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of the new Climate Action Advisory Committee are to advise the county on: 

  1. The county’s internal sustainable operations action plan (SOAP), and a new countywide climate action plan; 
  2. Opportunities to realize equity and fairness across the county’s diverse communities around environmental conservation issues that support the county's SOAP and countywide plans; and
  3. Strategies to engage Snohomish County residents and businesses on sustainability and climate change issues.

Before applying, please review the Climate Action Advisory Committee Overview document, which has more information about Membership Composition, Terms, and Responsibilities. 


Application Process

The application process is now open and will close at 5pm on 11/08/2019. Potential committee members must:

  1. Apply first in order to be eligible for a nomination; 
  2. Complete an interview with the county's selection committee.

The County will select committee members after the application and interview process is complete.